2020 Spring Summer Issue

Simplot ups its game at Wyoming acid plant

J.R. Simplot recently completed a major upgrade of its 35-year old sulfuric acid plant in Rock Springs, WY. The 1985 Lurgi plant now sports a new converter among other equipment replacements.

Features & Guest Columns

  • The China challenge
  • Improved tank vent emission control
  • Sulfur gun improvements
  • Weir Minerals launches three new Lewis® pumps in major product-line expansion
  • Developing and maintaining a working at heights program
  • How does sulfur purification affect opex of an acid plant?
  • Wet electrostatic precipitators: the proven technology for sulfuric acid gas cleaning
  • Further reflections of an acid cooler technical representative
  • CSX: A modern solution for sulfuric acid plant piping
  • Inline sulfuric acid monitoring
  • Detecting real-time moisture leaks in acid plant process gas
  • Sulfuric Acid Today to host sulfuric acid workshop in Brisbane, Queensland

Also included in this issue …

  • Copper, sulfuric acid markets affected by COVID-19
  • Sherritt exits Ambatovy joint venture
  • India base metals mixed as markets assess coronavirus spread
  • Shanxi Zhongtiaoshan Nonferrous to undertake maintenance for 2 months
  • Capstone could become world’s fourth-largest cobalt producer
  • Zijin to invest $800 million in Serbian mining sector in 2020
  • CSCEC pens contract to build acid plant in Egypt